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Grateful Dead Live at Madison Square Garden on 1990-09-20

set 1:
01) Stranger,
02) Althea,
03) All Over Now,
04) Ramble On,
05) El Paso,
06) B. E. Women,
07) Greatest,
08) U. S. Blues

set 2:
01) Truckin>
02) China Cat> I Know You Rider>
03) Woman Smarter>
04) Drumz>
05) Space
06) Dark Star>
07) Playin Reprise>
08) Dark Star>
09) Throwing Stones>
10) Touch
11) E: Lovelight

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Madison Square Garden
Location New York City, NY

Source B&K 4011's ORTF -> ProLink cable -> Neumann p48v -> Sony TCD-D10 DAT 48khz line-in wide open Mics on stand at 6'+
Lineage Tascam DA20mkII 48k DAT master -> Tascam CDRW700 with Marigo Audio Labs coaxial spdif cable, with dither to 44.1khz, on-the-fly, by the Tascam 700
Taped by tdarian
Transferred by Mike French


Ambient Recording by tdarian
Tapers From Hell - A Journey to the Impact Zone
B&K 4011's ORTF -> ProLink cable -> Neumann p48v -> Sony TCD-D10 DAT 48khz line-in wide open Mics on stand at 6'+

"My primary crowd control weapon: Backstage passes to send the loud
mouths away"..... "with "Barry" the usher keeping the crowd as quiet as he could. And covering the mic stand from the aisle side "

transfer and edit notes:
Tascam DA20mkII 48k DAT master -> Tascam CDRW700 with Marigo Audio Labs coaxial spdif cable, with dither to 44.1khz, on-the-fly, by the Tascam 700

CDR master transfer by Mike French (TFH), in apprx. 2002
compiled for FLAC by Mike French, on 2007-11-28


Reviewer: Yades - - August 2, 2013
Subject: Best Vince ever sounded
I never cared for Vince's keyboard playing, but her really sounds good on this recording. Lot's of energy from everyone. The recording is great, makes me feel like I'm in the front row.
Reviewer: reviewr - - June 30, 2013
Subject: NICE!
Great sounding AUD.
If you want to get out of the '68 to '74 era, this is a good place. Vince is hard to take at spots, but Phil is strong throughout!
Highlights: Brown Eyed Women, Dark Star, Tough of Grey. El Paso is weak, but the rest is solid to real good.
Reviewer: falomarcdawg - - May 12, 2011
Subject: 1990
I was in HS, had no clue who the Dead was and they had been rockin for almost 30 years. Who knew that I would catch two shows before it was over and only after Jerry died did I gain full appreciation for the band that is the Grateful Dead!
Reviewer: Sir-Mix-Alot - - May 11, 2011
Subject: Very cool FOB
The "Tapers from Hell" were a group of dudes that teamed up to record FOB, which was entirely necessary to protect the gear from security and rowdy heads. They did a really good job on this recording. 5 stars fo the recording quality. This is an inspired performance from the band.

I never really got used to Welnick, however, Bruce Hornsby is a bad-ass who really connected with Jerry. It was too bad Hornsby didn't stick around, since he provided inspiration to Jerry. I remember several shows that I attended where Jerry was very attentive to Hornsby...he kept watching and listening to his piano and making eye-contact with Hornsby.
Reviewer: tsmosher - - September 21, 2010
Subject: Awesome 2nd set!
I never knew an AUD recording could sound this good! It sounds just like an SBD because this guy was standing a couple feet from the speaker.

The 2nd set rocks from Truckin' straight through to Touch of Grey (despite the track list, Space continues into Dark Star). A really awesome Drums segment; Throwing Stones is good fun with the audience.

Oh, the 1st set is no slouch either.
Reviewer: CLaPorte - - September 20, 2010
Subject: 20 Years Ago
Awesome show, great recording!
Dark Star > Playin' Reprise > Dark Star!
total meltdown.
Reviewer: chook-face - - August 13, 2010
Subject: Thanks!
Great quality, seems to be a matrix...???

At any rate I bought this Road Trip release and while importing the music to my computer messed up the Dark Star (IK, huge mistake!). On top of that I lost the CD (typical). So this was awesome to be able to hear again, let alone download. Major thanks to the uploader!

Great show, killer truckin > china > rider
Reviewer: E.R.C. Iceman! - - March 22, 2009
Great sound! Great equipment! The band is tight! Nice job Tapers From Hell! Download this!
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by Grateful Dead
Source: Set 1 Source: Schoeps CMC4/MK4 > Oade P/S > Panasonic SV250 (48 khz); Location: FOB;
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Source: DTS-Audio-CD 5.1 Mix; SBD (shnid=18249) BD>MC>D> seeded to etree by bubba420 + AUD (shn id 121191) MAC; (FOB) Sennheiser 441's > Sony D5 > Sony D5 > 2 x TDK MA 90; Transfer/Lineage: Master Audience Cassettes> Nakamichi Dragon> Lunatec V3 (@24/88.2)> Lynx AES16> WaveLab 6.10> .wav (@24/88.2)> WaveLab editing/mastering with UAD-1 in 24/88.2> r8brain PRO> .wav @16/44.1> CD Wave Editor> TLH> flac16(level eight)> Tag&Rename(metadata). Taped by Davey Meade Transferred, edited and mastered by Alex Ford. - DTS mixing by Kevin Tobin
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by Grateful Dead
Source: Schoeps CMC5 Mk4->Reutelhuber P/s->Sony D10 Pro
Grateful Dead
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Source: Nakamichi CM-300 x2 > Cassette Master (Sony TCD5M/Maxell MX 90)
Grateful Dead
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Source: DTS-Audio-CD 5.1 Mix; SBD (shnid=130698) Recording Info: SBD > DAT > C > DAT; Transfer Info:; DAT > Sony D8 > WAV > Sound Forge 10 > TLH > FLAC + AUD (shn id 90977) taper : Joe D'Amico nak 300 mics w/cp4 shotguns > sony d-5 nak dragon tape deck >sony sbm1 > creative extigy soundcard> cool edit pro > flac frontend - dts mixing by Kevin Tobin
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Source: Source: Schoeps CMC3/MK4 > Oade P/S? > PCM(Master) > PCM (Clone1); Location: FOB 17th row; PCM
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Source: (FOB) Schoeps CMC54's>Sonosax SX-M2>Apogee AD1000>Sony TCD-D10PROII
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Source: 2 Sennheiser 421 microphones > Sony TC-D5M - analog master cassettes
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( 2 reviews )
Source: 2Beyer M160s>D5>MC
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Source: Master Audience Recorded By Mr. Darby; AKGC451E/CK1s (PAS/Section 2, Row 43, Seat 8/6 Feet High)> AKG9V Phantom Power>Sony TC-D5M,Tapes:Set 1 Maxell MX,Set 2 TDK MA-X; Transfer Information:Tascam 112 MKII (XLR Out)>Tascam HD-P2 @ 24/48> HDD>Amadeus Pro (Tracking/Fades/FLAC8); Tracks Renamed/Dithered/Flacked With Korg Aqua To 16/44 By Keo; SBE's Checked/Fixed With Trader's Little Helper; Metadata Tagging With Tag&Rename